This was first shared with me by Shameeka Ayers of The Broke Socialite. So I’m paying it forward and sharing it with all of you. You must print this out now and hang it where you can see it every day. This is the Holstee Manifesto from clothing and accessories designer and curator Holstee. Get [...]
Sample Sale. For true fashionistas, the words conjure up uncontrollable excitement. Usually taking place in unmarked warehouses, sample sales offer attendees stellar deals on limited edition designer duds. To attend a sample sale is like a rite of passage – initiation into the sisterhood. For the fashion obsessed living outside of NY and LA, the [...]
I’ve found it. My dream job…well one of them. Picture it. You awake every morning to tranquil, turquoise colored seas with the smells of jasmine and coconut wafting through the air. The warm, salty breeze blows through open windows and is filled with the symphony of exotic birds. Your days are filled trolling beaches, cavorting [...]
When life hands you lemons… “I was so pissed because I didn’t see it coming.” “Although others were being laid off, I figured, they COULD NOT let me go and survive.” “I thought I was getting a promotion!” “Whoever is sitting in THAT ROOM is going to get it.” “The HR person came in with [...]
The founders of California Pizza Kitchen – Larry Flax (67) and Rick Rosenfield (65) - were once lawyers with a dream of escaping the rat race. They originally thought to open a pasta bar but as they looked around, they noticed that there weren’t really any good pizza joints in their Glendale, CA neighborhood. They [...]
I was watching my client try to schedule her son’s third birthday party into her day planner. By the time she got through the meetings, marketing deadlines and product launches, she penciled the party in a month after his birthday. That’s when I decided that motherhood and Corporate America do not mix well.